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Isa. ii. 4. They shall beat their swords to plough-shares, and their spears into pruning-hooks. Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

xi. 6. The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them.

Ver. 9. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain. Ver. 7, 8, 13.

xxvi. 12. Lord, thou wilt ordain peace for us.

xxxii. 18. My people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation, and in sure dwellings, and in quiet resting-places.

liv. 10. The mountains shall depart and the hills be removed, but my kindness shall not depart from thee, nor my covenant of peace be removed.

Ver. 13. All thy children shall be taught of God, and great shall be the peace of thy children.

Iv. 12. Ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace.

1x. 17. I will make thine officers peace, and thine exactors righte


lxvi. 12. Thus saith the Lord, behold I will extend peace to her like a river.

Jer. xxxiii. 6. I will reveal unto them abundance of peace and truth.

Ezek. xxxiv. 25. I will make with them a covenant of peace, and they shall dwell safely and sleep in the woods. Ch. xxvii. 26.

Hag. ii. 9. In this place will I give peace, saith the Lord of hosts. Zech. vi. 13. The council of peace shall be between them.


XXIX. Unity. Ps. cxxxiii. 1. Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.

Amos iii. 3. Can two walk together except they be agreed.

John xvii. 20. Jesus said, I pray for those that shall believe on me.
Ver. 21. That they all may be one. Ver. 22, 23.

Acts iv. 32. The multitude that believed were of one heart.
Rom. xv. 5. Be like minded one toward another.

1 Cor. i. 10. Be perfectly joined together in the same mind, and in the same judgment.

2 Cor. xiii. 11. Be of one mind.

Gal. v. 15. If ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.

Phil. i. 27. Let us stand fast in one Spirit.


XXX. Honouring one another. Lev. xix. 32. Thou shalt honour the face of the old man.

Ps. xv. 4. The righteous honoureth them that fear the Lord.

Rom. xii. 10. Be kindly affectioned, in honour preferring one another.

Rom. xiii. 7. Render honour to whom honour is due.

Phil. ii. 3. In lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than themselves.

1 Tim. v. 3. Honour widows that are widows indeed.

vi. 1. Let servants count their masters worthy of all honour.

1 Pet. ii. 17. Honour all men. Fear God. Honour the king. See Luke xiv. 8.


XXXI. Despising others. Prov. xi. 12. He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour.

xiv. 21. He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth.

Luke xviii. 9. Jesus spake a parable to certain that trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others.

1 Tim. vi. 2. Servants that have believing masters, let them not despise them.

2 Tim. iii. 1. Perilous times shall come.

Ver. 3. Men shall be lovers of their ownselves, and despisers of those that are good.

James ii. 5. Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith.

Ver. 6. But ye have despised the poor.


XXXII. Strife forbidden to the godly, and to be avoided by them. Gen. xiii. 6. Abraham said unto Lot, let there be no strife, I pray thee, between thee and me, for we be brethren. Ver. 9.

Prov. iii. 30. Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.

xx. 3. It is an honour for a man to cease from strife, but every fool will be meddling.

xxii. 10. Cast out the scorner and contention shall go out, yca strife and reproach shall cease.

xxv. 8. Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof.

xxvi. 17. He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife, belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.

Ver. 20. Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out, so where there is no tale bearer, the strife ceaseth.

Ver. 21. As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire, so is a contentious man to kindle strife.

Matt. xii. 19. My servant (i. e. Christ) shall not strive nor cry, neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets. Isa. xlii. 1.

Rom. xiii. 13. Let us walk honestly, as in the day-not in strife and envying.

1 Cor. iii. 3. Whereas there is among you envying and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal and walk as men?

Ver. 4. While one saith, I am of Paul, and another I am of Apollos, are ye not carnal.

2 Cor. xii. 20. I fear lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults.

Gal. v. 20. The works of the flesh are wrath, strife. Phil. ii. 3. Let nothing be done through strife or vain glory. 1 Tim. vi. 4. Proud, knowing nothing, but doting about strifes of words whereof cometh envy, strife, railing, evil surmisings, &c.

2 Tim. ii. 23. Foolish and unlearned questions avoid, they do gender strifes.

Ver. 24. And the servant of the Lord must not strive. Ver. 14. iii. 9.

Heb. vi. 16. An oath for the confirmation of truth, is an end of strife.

James iii. 14. If ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

Ver. 15. This wisdom is earthly, sensual, devilish.

Ver. 16. For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.


XXXIII. Fightings, quarrels. Mark vi. 18. John said to Herod, it is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife.

Ver. 19. Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him.

2 Cor. vii. 5. Without were fightings, within were fears.

Col. iii. 13. If any man have a quarrel against any, even as Christ forgave you, so do ye.

James iv. 1. From whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence? even of your lusts that war in your members.


XXXIV. Divisions forbidden. Judg. v. 15. For the divisions of Reuben there were great thoughts of heart.

Ver. 16. For the divisions of Reuben were great searchings of heart.

Matt. xii. 25. Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand.

Rom. xvi. 17. Mark them which cause divisions, and avoid them.

1 Cor. i. 10. Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.

iii. 3. Whereas there is among you envying and strife and divisions, are ye not carnal and walk as men? Ch. xi. 18.

xii. 25. There should be no schism in the body, the members should have the same care one of another.


XXXV. Offences forbidden. Isa. xi. 13. Judah shall not vex Ephraim. Matt. xvii. 25. Jesus said to Peter, of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children or of strangers?

Ver. 26. Peter said unto him, of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, then are the children free.

Ver. 27. Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to

the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up, and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money, that take and give unto them for me and thee.

Acts. xxiv. 16. Paul said, herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence toward God and toward men.

Rom. xiv. 21. It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.

1 Cor. x. 32. Give none offence, neither to the Jews nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God. 2 Cor. vi. 3. Giving none offence. Ver. 33. Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many. 2 Cor. xi. 29.

Gal. v. 26. Let us not be desirous of vain-glory, provoking one another.

Phil. i. 10. I pray that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ.

1 Thess. iv. 11. We beseech you that ye study to be quiet. Ver. 12. That ye walk honestly toward them that are without. XXXVI. Threats against offenders. Matt. xiii. 41. The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom, all things than offend, and them which do iniquity, and cast them into a furnace of fire, &c. Ver. 42.

xviii. 6. Whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a mill-stone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

Ver. 7. Woe unto that man by whom the offence cometh.


XXXVII. Doing good to others. Ps. xxxvii. 3. Trust in the Lord, and do good, so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

Eccl. iii. 12. Rejoice and do good.

Amos v. 15. Hate the evil and love the good.

Mic. iii. 2. The wicked hate the good and love the evil.

Luke vi. 31. As ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.

Ver. 33. If ye do good to them which do good to you, what thanks have ye? For sinners also do even the same.

Ver. 35. Do good and lend, hoping for nothing again, and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest ; for he is kind unto the unthankful and the evil.

Gal. vi. 9. Let us not be weary in well-doing.

Ver. 10. As we have opportunity let us do good unto all men, cspecially to them who are of the household of faith.

Eph. vi. 1. Whatsoever good thing any man doth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free. Col. iii. 24.

1 Thess. v. 15. See that none render evil for evil unto any man'; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves and to all


1 Tim. vi. 17. Charge them that are rich,

Ver. 18. That they do good, that they be rich in good works.


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Heb. xiii. 16. To do good and communicate forget not, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

1 Pet. iii. 13. Who is he that will harm you, if ye be doers of that which is good.


XXXVIII. Doing evil. 2 Sam. iii. 39. The Lord shall reward the doer of evil according to his wickedness.

Job viii. 20. God will not help evil doers.

Ps. xxvi. 5. I have hated the congregation of evil-doers. xxxiv. 14. Depart from evil. Isa. i. 4, 16. 1 Pet. iii. 10. Ver. 16. The face of the Lord is against them that do evil. Prov. xxiv. 8. He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.

Isa. xiv. 20. The seed of evil-doers shall never be renowned.
xxxi. 2. The Lord will arise against the house of evil doers.
John iii. 20. Every one that doeth evil hateth the light.
Ver. 21. He that doth truth cometh to the light.

Rom. xiii. 4. If thou do that which is evil, be afraid of the power. 1 Pet. ii. 2, 14.

2 Cor. xiil. 7. I pray to God that ye do no evil.

Phil. iii. 2. Beware of evil workers.

1 Thess. v. 22. Abstain from all appearance of evil.

1 Pet. iii. 12. The face of the Lord is against them that do evil. iv. 15. Let none of you suffer as an evil doer.

3 John 11. Follow not that which is evil, but that which is good, he that doeth good is of God, but he that doeth evil hath not seen God.


XXXIX. Doing wrong. Acts vi. 26, 27. He that did the wrong, thrust Moses away, saying, who made thee a ruler and a judge over us. Exod. ii. 13.

1 Cor. vi. 7. There is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another, why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded?

Ver. 8. Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that your brethren. Col, iii. 25. He that doth wrong, shall receive for the wrong that he doth. See Jer. xxii. 3, 13. 2 Cor. vii. 2. 1 Pet. ii. 19.


XI. Doing mischief, the character of the wicked. Exod. xxxii. 22. Aaron said, the people are set on mischief.

Job xv. 35. They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity.
Ps. xxvi. 10. In their hands is mischief.

xxviii. 3. They speak to their neighbours, but mischief is in their hearts.

xxxvi. 4. The wicked deviseth mischief upon his bed, he setteth himself in a way that is not good, he abborreth not evil.

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